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Set in Norway, the novel begins with an ending. Trond has settled into a rustic cabin in an isolated area in order to live the rest of his life with a quiet deliberation. A meeting with his only neighbor forces him to reflect on that fateful summer.
What makes this book stand out?
The book stands out because something dramatic is described in the exact same, laid-back way so that it makes you anticipate what comes next.
Read it for
The novel is synonymous as the landscape with sentences that demands close, attentive reading.
Don't read it for
The ending is not that dramatic